Model Niki Taylor started modeling at the tender age of 13 as a member of Irene Marie Models. She then met photographer Jean Renard, who eventually became her manager, and joined the Fresh Faces contest in New York City where she earned a $500,000 modeling contract.
Aside from her modeling ventures, Taylor opened a clothing store, Abbie and Jesse's, launched her own fragrance line and appeared on TV. She served as the host of the Bravo series Make Me A Supermodel alongside Tyson Beckford and later became one of the contestants of The Celebrity Apprentice season 4. She was the third person fired from the competition.
Fort Lauderdale, Florida, USA
- She is the former wife of Miami Hooters linebacker Matt Martinez. She later married Burney Lamar.
-She has her own fragrance line called "Begin by Niki Taylor."
- Her father is a Florida Highway Patrolman and her mother is a photographer. She has two sisters. One of them is Krissy, also a model, who died in 1995.
- In 2001, she was involved in an automobile accident and had to have 41 surgeries.
- She has three kids. Her sons (with her first husband) are named Jake and Hunter, while her daughter is named Ciel Taylor Lamar.
2011: The Celebrity Apprentice 4 - Contestant
2008 - 2010: Make Me a Supermodel
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